|Birth: ||Feb. 27, 1889|
|Death: ||Jan. 8, 1948|
Edward is the son of Aaron and Catherine (Bitting)Bechtel. He married Nannie Johnson on 23 Aug 1911 in Scotland County, Missouri. He lived and farmed in the Brock community his entire life.
Ed. G. Bechtel, 59, Is Dead
Returned Home From Kirksville Hospital Recently
Edward G. Bechtel, well known farmer of the Brock community, who returned home from a Kirksville hospital a few days ago, following a serious operation, died at his home last Thursday, January 8, 1948. Funeral services were conducted at the Brock Methodist church Saturday afternoon at 2 o’clock by Rev. W. E. Longstreth and interment was in the Brock cemetery. Pall bearers were Fred Southmayd, Ray Morris, Ernest McDaniel, Earl Kutzner, John Eggleston and Thos. Coffrin. Earl Kutzner sang accompanied by Mrs. Chan Bull. Mr. Bechtel was born in Scotland County on February 27, 1889, and would have been 59 years of age next month. Edward Grover Bechtel was a son of Aaron and Catherine Bechtel. He had been in failing health for several years. Edward G. Bechtel and Nannie J. Johnson were united in marriage, August 23, 1911, in Memphis. To this happy union were born two daughters, Mrs. Edna Eggleston and Mrs. Georgia Morris, both of Memphis. He leaves his wife, the two daughters and 3 grandsons, two brothers, Chas. and Arch Bechtel, both of Memphis, and one sister, Mrs. Izora Brookhart of Arbela. He was a member of the Brock Methodist church near the home place, where he had owned and operated his farm the past 28 years. He was successful in stock raising which he specialized in. Mr. Bechtel was one of 8 children, 5 of them preceding him in death.
Memphis, Missouri, Memphis Democrat, 15 Jan 1948 (used with permission)
Thanks to Linda Brown for sharing this obituary.
Aaron Bechtel (1849 - 1925)
Nannie J. Johnson Bechtel (1895 - 1976)
Edna Mae Bechtel Patton (1912 - 1992)*
Georgia L Betchel Buck (1914 - 1999)*
George Benton McClellan Bechtel (1873 - 1947)*
Annie Bechtol (1874 - 1885)*
Izora Savilla Bechtol Brookhart (1880 - 1961)*
Edward Grover Bechtel (1889 - 1948)
Created by: Larry and Jane
Record added: Jan 27, 2008
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